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UWOFA stands with survivors of gender-based violence

The University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (UWOFA) was shocked and saddened to hear reports of multiple sexual assaults and gender-based violence that occurred on campus during Orientation Week. We stand in solidarity with the survivors, and all students struggling to cope in the aftermath of these horrifying acts.

UWOFA also supports the planned student-led walkout this Friday, Sept. 17. Association members who are not teaching that afternoon are encouraged to join the event on University College Hill at 12 pm, and consider accommodation for students who leave to join the event.

Read our full statement here.

UWOFA stands with survivors of gender-based violence

UWOFA was shocked and saddened to hear reports of multiple sexual assaults and gender-based violence that occurred on campus during Orientation Week. We stand in solidarity with the survivors, and all students struggling to cope in the aftermath of these horrifying acts.

Watch UWOFA Talks panel series videos

Two UWOFA Talks events were held this week in support of the union's recent call for the university to adhere to provincial Step 3 Covid-19 regulations regarding physical distancing for in-person learning.

UWOFA mourns the death of former President Daniel Belliveau

Dan Belliveau was not just UWOFA's President. He was one of its leading supporters, not merely in the sense of being enthusiastic and committed to its objectives and success but in the sense of holding it together and making it strong. UWOFA members are deeply saddened by the untimely death of their dear friend.

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The University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (UWOFA) is a union representing about 1,500 faculty members and 50 librarians and archivists at the University of Western Ontario in London.

UWOFA negotiates collective agreements, advises members on employment matters, handles workplace disputes and grievances, and advances the professional interests of faculty members, academic librarians and archivists.

In the broader community, UWOFA representatives meet with provincial and federal politicians to ensure members' voices are heard and reflected in education and labour policy decisions. As well, UWOFA strives to engage members and citizens through awareness campaigns regarding post-secondary education during general membership meetings, community events, contact with journalists, and town hall discussions.